Health and Aged Care

HLTSS00060 Dental Radiography Skill Set

HLTSS00060 Dental Radiography Skill Set is for people who are currently employed in the dental industry and is only available for people who are currently employed as dental assistants and are able to work under their employer’s radiation license.

Career Opportunities

Dental Assistant

Attendance Options

On the Job

Full Time 18 months
Part Time 24 months

Learning Options

This course is delivered in the workplace & some off the job workshops

Workshops provided for:

  • Principles of radiation biology and protecting in dental practice
  • Preparing to expose a prescribed dental radiographic image

Tutorials are also offered to assist with learning.

You will be provided with printed learning materials and access to dental assistant online learning resources.

Assessment Process

Assessments are designed to help you demonstrate your skills and knowledge. They allow us to confirm you can perform to the standard required in the workplace, to meet all of the requirements of the course.

Examples of assessments for this course may include;

  • Written assignments
  • Questions
  • Online quizzes
  • Case studies
  • Observations on the job
  • Portfolio of evidence

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster. For further details please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/recognition/

Fees and Payments

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.

$1500.00 – Course fee

$374.00 – Learner workbooks

Essential Requirements

Learners must be working as Dental Assistants

Must be working or able to work under their employer’s radiation license

Must have access to radiography equipment and supervision in their own workplace

Must be able to produce a range of x-rays to be submitted for assessment -under supervision of a suitably qualified person

Suitability

HLTSS00060 Dental Radiography Skill Set is for people who are currently employed in the dental industry

We recommend prior completion a Certificate III in Dental Assisting and a range experience working as a Dental Assistant

Learners must meet the essential requirements listed above.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available here https://www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/current/student-support/

Outcome

HLTSS00060 Dental Radiography Skill Set

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